Welcome Kirk Hamilton as Kotaku's San Francisco Features Editor

It's always a pleasure welcoming a new voice to Kotaku, but considering how much I've been enjoying Kirk Hamilton's work over the last year as he blossoms into one of gaming most exciting writers, today's a special treat: Oh, I already spoiled it. Anyway, let's welcome Kirk Hamilton to Kotaku as our new San Francisco… » 7/27/11 1:20pm 7/27/11 1:20pm

Why Video Games with Silent Heroes Had the Best Soundtracks

Over the years, I've asked many gamers about their favorite game soundtracks, and more often than not they respond by listing titles from the 80's or 90's. The Legend of Zelda, The Secret of Monkey Island 2, Chrono Trigger, Castlevania: Symphony of the Night; or maybe Mega Man 2, Final Fantasy VI, Sonic The Hedgehog,… » 7/15/11 4:00pm 7/15/11 4:00pm